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Free Roommate Lease Agreement

This Roommate Lease Agreement is between those who wish to share a house or apartments as roommates. This agreement specifies that the roommates have entered into a lease with a landlord and roommates are bound by the terms of that rental agreement. It also sets out the amount of rent and security deposit paid by each roommate, living arrangements and division of household chores. This Roommate Lease Agreement must be signed and dated by all roommates.

Disclaimer:This was not drafted by an attorney & should not be used as a legal document.

ROOMMATE LEASE AGREEMENT

This Roommate Lease Agreement made on this ____day of ________________________, 20__________ by and among:


(i) _____________________ of____________________________________________

(ii) _____________________ of____________________________________________

(iii) _____________________ of__________________________________________ and

(iv) _____________________ of____________________________________________

(collectively, the "Roommates").

The Roommates agree to the following terms and conditions:

Rental Agreement

The Roommates have entered into a rental agreement dated _________________________ with the landlord _______________________________________________ for the Premises _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________, (the "Rental Agreement"). The Roommates hereby agree to be bound by all of the terms contained in the said Rental Agreement. Any breach of the Rental Agreement by a Roommate is also a breach of this Roommate Agreement.

Rent

The total monthly rent payable for the Premises under the Rental Agreement is $_________. Each Roommate will pay his or her share of the rent as follows:

Roommate Rent Amount

_____________________ _____________________
_____________________ _____________________
_____________________ _____________________
_____________________ _____________________

The Rent shall be payable by each Roommate on the ____ day of each month.

Security Deposit

The total security deposit payable for the Premises under the Rental Agreement is $_________. Each Roommate shall pay a portion of the deposit as follows:

Roommate Amount Paid

_________________ _________________
_________________ _________________
_________________ _________________
_________________ _________________

Each Roommate’s share of the security deposit will be returned when the landlord returns it at the end of the tenancy. Any deductions from the deposit will be shared by all the Roommates in proportion to the amount of deposit paid. However, any damage caused by one Roommate will be paid only by that Roommate.

Early Termination

If one Roommate elects to vacate the premises before the end of the lease term it shall be such Roommate’s responsibility to find a replacement tenant.

Quiet Enjoyment

The Roommates shall be entitled to quiet enjoyment of the Premises. Lessee shall not use the Premises in a way as to violate any law or ordinance, commit waste or nuisance, or annoy, disturb, inconvenience, or interfere with the quiet enjoyment of any other Roommates.

Living Arrangements

The bedroom(s) and the living area will be allocated as follows:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________.

Rules

The following rules shall apply for sharing space, furniture, appliances, and food in the Premises:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________.

Utility and Telephone Charges

Each Roommate agrees to pay _______% of the total utility charges.

Household Chores

The Roommates agree to divide all household chores as follows:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________.
Smoking

Smoking is not allowed in the Premises.

Alcohol

Alcohol is not allowed in the Premises.

Pets

Without the prior written consent of the Landlord, no animal, bird or other pet shall be brought on or kept on the said Premises.

Parking Space

The Roommates agree that the parking space shall be divided as follows: ___________________________________________________________________________.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties, and supersedes any earlier statement or understanding. No changes or additions to the terms of the Agreement shall be valid unless in writing and signed by both parties.

Governing Law

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of __________________.


Date: _______________ Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:

Date: _______________ Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:

Date: _______________ Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:

Date: _______________ Sign: ______________________________
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